unit 14 

Design for change 

Video Short 

Stigma Around Mental Illness

The social issue I wanted to attempt to "resolve" with design as my main tool is stigma around mental illness in Latin America. In an attempt to resolve this issue, I created the video to the left. 

This video was based on a poem I wrote about my own personal experience with stigma in mental illness in my community. I also researched a persona in order to make a more impactful poem. The visuals are related to the words of the actual poem which was written and read in Spanish in reference to the designated audience. I chose to have the video act as if it were on a real desktop because I knew my audience was of a younger generation but I also made this design choice to illustrate how we are consistently bombarded by this imagery.